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Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of heart disease, stroke


It was conducted among 289,573 Chinese women at the China Kadoorie Bio bank where their pregnancy health and other related information were recorded. The effects of breastfeeding remained just as strong. "Although we can not establish the causal effects, the health benefits to the mother from breastfeeding may be explained by a faster "reset" of the mother's metabolism after pregnancy", said Dr. Read More »

Why the Senate health-care bill will probably fail

At a closed-door meeting with senators last week President Donald Trump reportedly called the House's health care plan "mean", and now Democrats are taking the President to task for his words, calling the Senate GOP bill "meaner". Next week, we expect the Congressional Budget Office to release a score. The bill mostly aligns with the House plan, but ties federal subsidies for individuals based on their income rather than age - as the Affordable Care Act now does. Read More »

Man Charged in Suspected Terrorist Attack at Mich. Airport

Ftouhi after the stabbing . There may be evidence that Ftouhi wanted to launch a larger attack. Gelios said authorities are also trying to piece together Fthoui's whereabouts since he entered the United States last week. Jeff Neville . While FBI special investigator David Gelios didn't offer a motive, he did offer an opinion. Mr Gelios said: "At this time we view him as a lone-wolf attacker". Read More »

Thomas shoots 63 in 3rd round at US Open


For the first time in a major, the top three players in the world all failed to make the cut. He's still very much in play after shooting a 73. One shot back. In total, eight of the top 12 players in the world missed the cut, including Masters runner-up Justin Rose , who shot 72, 74 for a 2-over total, Open champion Henrik Stenson and former Masters victor Adam Scott , who both finished 3-over, and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson on 4-over. Read More »

Which 'Dark Universe' Movie Are You Most Excited for?


Our movie begins in Iraq, where all Egyptian horror tales get there start. Nick Morton (Tom Cruise ) is a soldier of fortune who raids ancient sites for timeless artifacts and sells them to the highest bidder. Henry Jekyll ( Russell Crowe ), who is part of a secret organization tasked with thwarting evil. Crowe had always anxious he'd be playing the bad guy to Tom's good guy but Crowe had other ideas. Read More »

Senate GOP Unveils ObamaCare Repeal Bill


The Senate measure, which could come to a vote as soon as next week, offers more generous premium subsidies for some low-income buyers of insurance compared to the House version, but it also dramatically cuts federal funding to Medicaid, a move that will likely force states to make deep cuts in their health care programs for the poor. Read More »

In Yemen's secret prisons, UAE tortures and US interrogates

A separate, closed wing is run by Yemeni allies of the UAE, part of a network of secret prisons in southern Yemen into which hundreds of people have disappeared. Nearly everyone is sick, the rest are near death . While U.S. forces have not been accused of participating in torture, sources told the AP that U.S. Read More »

Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, fate uncertain

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., indicated he was open to discussion and seemed determined to muscle the measure through his chamber next week. The Senate would determine who gets tax credits to help buy insurance by income, rather than age. They aren't alone, one health-care expert said Thursday. Read More »

Americans and guns: It's really complicated, survey shows


More than half of all respondents said gun laws should be stricter. The NRA characterizes such laws as "the next step in expanding law-abiding gun owners' constitutional right to self-protection". Sixty-three percent of gun owners said there is at least one gun in their home that is not kept in a locked place. As Keating found, many blame mental health problems for suicide deaths rather than availability of guns, thus knowing someone who committed suicide may not be seen as a reason for ... Read More »

Why men who can't wear shorts are wearing skirts instead

A boy's mother said her 14-year-old was told a day earlier by a teacher "you can wear a skirt if you like" after he complained about the heat. A sweaty bus is no one's ideal place to be during the summer, so hopefully drivers can find some way to cool off while they work in the heat. Read More »

Dems slam new Senate health care bill as 'meaner'


The Senate proposal is broadly similar to the bill passed by House Republicans last month, with a few notable differences. Obama's health law enacted an additional 3.8 percent tax on investment income for married couples making more than $250,000 a year and individuals making more than $125,000. Read More »

Capital Investment Counsel Inc Buys New Stake in Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)

It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500. Patten & Patten Inc decreased its stake in Novo ( NVO ) by 71.74% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2016 Q4. The float short is 0.33%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.86. The fund owned 102,329 shares of the company's stock after selling 5,749 shares during the period. Read More »

Crews battling brush fire along Loop 303 in north Phoenix


I-17 is closed northbound at Loop 101, and southbound at Pioneer Road, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation . ADOT expanded the I-17 closure as the fire grew. Drivers drivers were encouraged to use alternate routes, including State Route 74, though the eastbound SR 74 was closed. Authorities say an 11-mile stretch of Interstate 17 is closed in both directions in north Phoenix due to heavy smoke from a 50-acre brush fire in the area. Read More »

McCain Concerned Over Medicaid Cuts In Draft Of Senate Health Care Bill

President Donald Trump recently called the measure " mean " and has since been asking for a more compassionate Senate bill . The bill faces an uphill battle in the Senate . For the past few weeks, the bill has been worked on nearly entirely in secret, after a draft of the bill passed through the House of Representatives . Read More »

'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit


The leaders are due to discuss counter-terrorism, closer European defense cooperation and migration. Arriving at the European Council summit in Brussels , the Prime Minister reaffirmed her intention that the future of the 3.2 million EU nationals in the United Kingdom and 1.2 million United Kingdom citizens in the EU should be one of the first issues to be resolved. Read More »

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Colorado saw the biggest estimated increase in collision claims after retail marijuana sales began in Colorado. The HDLI's study said that although there is evidence from simulator and on-road studies that marijuana can cause a deterioration in driving performance, researches haven't been able to definitively connect pot use with an increase in vehicle crashes. Read More »

Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case


Kalanick. "Nobody is ideal, but I fundamentally believe he can evolve into the leader Uber needs today and that he's critical to its success", Mr. York wrote in an email to fellow Uber employees, titled "Supporting Travis". "In less than 12 hours, these employees have expressed their belief that Travis should return to Uber in an operational role", the letter reads, according to Axios . Read More »

Memorial for slain Muslim teen girl is torched


Vigils for a 17-year-old Muslim girl killed while walking with a group of friends to their mosque in Sterling, Virginia, are being held across the nation. Joshua Salaam, a chaplain at the ADAMS Center, said police "have given us complete confidence" but the community is struggling because Hassanen was beloved by so many and known for her kind spirit. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron's justice, defence and Europe ministers resign to defend sleaze allegations


At the same time, Macron said that the use of chemical weapons was a red line for him, in case this happened, France was ready to interfere and deliver airstrikes even without the United States support. It was François Bayrou who outlined details of a bill to clean up politics . His government is seeking to extend France's existing state of emergency through November 1, the time it will take the new security bill to pass through parliament. Read More »

Threadbare government has run out of ideas, says Corbyn

Of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in Mrs May's first Queen's Speech , eight are devoted to the complex process of leaving the EU, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community, and separate Bills on customs, trade, immigration, fisheries, agriculture, nuclear safeguards and the global sanctions regime. Read More »

Radiohead's New Video For 'Man Of War' Is Terrifying


Radiohead released a cryptic, uneasy video for " Man of War " on Thursday. Radiohead have unveiled the second previously unreleased track which features on the 20th anniversary re-release of OK Computer , dubbed OKNOTOK . "We had a five-week break and all the s- was coming to the surface. It was a real low point after it". OKNOTOK is out tomorrow, and is available from Amazon UK and Amazon US . Read More »

Big Pharma Sued For Sparking 'Nightmare' Addiction Epidemic With 'Fraud And Deception'


Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley filed a lawsuit Wednesday against three of the largest manufacturers of opioids, accusing the companies of violating Missouri's consumer protection laws. "We seek one of the largest judgments in Missouri history". Purdue, J&J and Endo were previously sued in similar lawsuits by the OH and MS attorneys general, who also targeted Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Allergan Plc. Read More »

'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office

Leadership revealed the 142-page draft, in its entirety called the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, just weeks after House Republicans in May narrowly passed Trump's health care bill . Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., joined by, from left, Sen. Collins, a moderate Republican from ME, said she wanted to read an assessment by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on its impact on cost and insurance coverage before making her decision. Read More »